Diego Chojkier

Defense Intelligence Agency


Diego Chojkier is the regional director for Latin America and the Middle East in the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Office of Partner Engagement, where he manages capacity-building, information sharing, and cooperative operations. Previously, Diego managed an innovative intelligence collection platform that helped improve military, diplomatic, and development efforts in Afghanistan. He also served as a senior advisor to the Joint Staff’s Strategic Plans and Policy directorate, providing recommendations on military sales, operations, and transition planning. Diego has experience leading teams in crisis resolution, public-private partnerships, and all-source intelligence analysis, working in countries across Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East, including multiple combat zones. He holds a M.A. in Security Studies from Georgetown University, and B.A. in International Studies and Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis. (This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Network.)

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